George Catlin, Wa-sáw-me-saw, Roaring Thunder, Youngest Son of Black Hawk, 1832, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.4
“I painted also the following portraits, which are now in my Collection . . . Wa-saw-me-saw (the roaring thunder), youngest son of Black Hawk; painted while prisoner of war.” (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 56, 1841; reprint 1973)
Wa-sáw-me-saw, Roaring Thunder, Youngest Son of Black Hawk
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29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 60.9 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
- Ethnic – Indian – Sauk and Fox
- Portrait male – Roaring Thunder
- Dress – ethnic – Indian dress
- Portrait male – Roaring Thunder – bust
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